Our 50-seat black box theater is host to established plays, new original works, staged readings, film and musical performances.
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The studio hosts a variety of classes & workshops including: cold reading, scene study, character development, voice, monologue, on-camera, improvisation, and musical theater.


We provide a forum for local playwrights to present their work to live audiences for evaluation and feedback throughout the play development process.



TASN 25th Anniversary Social Club                       next: May 10 - Giuseppe's
      Join us on the second Tuesday of every month, during 2016, to help celebrate "TASN's 25th Anniversary" by gathering with friends at a local restaurant. Enjoy great food, good drinks, fabulous company while helping to support the "Best Intimate Theater in the North Shore". A percentage of proceeds on these nights will be donated to TASN. Check our e-notices and website for reminders and locations.
      On May 10, join us at Giuseppe's - 257 Low Street, Newburyport. Check out their menu.    
      Mark your calendar for future dates: June 14, July 12, Aug 9, Sept 13, Oct 11, Nov 8 and Dec 13. Some locations yet to be announced.

Please Help Us STAY Front And Center by casting your vote for us on BONS (Best on the North Shore) 2016 ballot     Last date to vote is May 1! Please go to BONS - Mingle category and look for us under the Live Theater Venue.

**NEW** Enjoy watching some of our past performances     TASN Past Performances on YouTube

Attention Writers and Directors - Announcing Holiday Meshugas 2016 - accepting submissions through June 15. See play development for details.

What's on the Horizon
May 10, Tuesday - TASN 25th Anniversary Social Club - at Giuseppe's
May 13-15, Friday/Saturday 8pm/Sunday 7pm - Group Synergy
May 17, Tuesday's 7pm - Scene Study classes commence
May 21, Saturday 7pm - Dancing On A Volcano, A Documentary Film with central figure- Nadja Kalfel
May 26, Monday 6:30pm - Writers & Actors INK
June 4, Saturday 7:00pm - An Evening of Intuitive Readins with Michael Gerrish
June 11, Saturday 10:00am - NSRTC - Chore Monkeys, by Peter Gabridge
June 11, Saturday 7:00pm - Iloveyou Iloveyou Iloveyoutoo, Written and Directed by Alan O'Hare
June 14, Tuesday - TASN 25th Anniversary Social Club - at The Grog 13 Middle Street, Newburyport
June 27, Monday 6:30pm - Writers & Actors INK
June 28, Tuesday 7:00pm - Scene Study Classes - Performance

Help Us STAY Front And Center     Thank you for making possible our 2014 BONS (Best of North Shore) award for "Best Small Live Venue". Your support through innumerable ways made this possible. Please help us to continue with our vast offerings through your involvement and your generosity. This 2015-2016 annual campaign is offering an additional means for contributing: PayPal .
      View Full Appeal Letter here
      View/download Donor Card here
Please click here on TASN or mail your check to:
    The Actors Studio of Newburyport, The Tannery Marketplace, 50 Water St., Newburyport, MA 01950